5 Things To Do This Week – 03/06/24

5 Things To Do This Week – 03/06/24

Newton Cultural Alliance | Highlights Arts & Culture | Things To Do |

*Come for the Rom-Com date night, and stay for the personalized stationery and cards. While watching a featured classic Rom-Com, join New Art Center on Friday, March 8th at 6:30 pm for an evening of crafting with You’ve Got Mail! A Crafting Date Night. More details and registration for this 21+ event are here.  

*Cherry Street Music’s Americana Series presents A Celtic Soiree on Saturday, March 9th at 7:30 pm. This evening of updated and traditional Celtic music features Boston-based Matt and Shannon Heaton performing well-traveled Irish music from the heart. With special guest Joey Abarta on the Irish bagpipes. Tickets are available for this festive evening at The Allen Center.  

*Get ready for a sublime afternoon with All Newton Music School on Saturday, March 9th at 4:30 pm for the WOLF Benefit Concert. Listen as the musicians delve into the romantic tapestry of “La muse et le poète” Op.132 by Camille Saint-Saëns. The music is brought to life by extraordinary artists; Boston Symphony members Lucia Lin, violin, and Owen Young, cello, are joined by NCA board member and pianist extraordinaire Sayuri Miyamoto! Tickets are available now for this fantastic concert. 

*On Sunday, March 10th at 3:00 pm Pro Arte Chamber Orchestra of Boston’s Salon Series features the outstanding Pro Arte Wind Quintet performing at The Allen Center. Comprised of the Principal members of Pro Arte’s wind section, each player is a soloist in their own right, bringing outstanding artistry to every performance. Don’t miss this brilliant concert celebrating the music of Coleman, Nielsen, and Sowash.  

*Choral music of the 19th century is well known for its melodic, romantic, and expressive elements, often exploring themes of faith and fate. Commonwealth Chorale’s Fate and Faith concert on Sunday, March 10th at 3:00 pm provides a delicious feast from two of this period’s best-known composers, Johannes Brahms and Felix Mendelssohn, and a third, Fanny Mendelssohn Hensel, who but for the social mores of her day, would likely be as well known. It’s your fate to buy tickets now! 

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